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  1. 10 Questions About IBS

    Ten questions to ask your doctor about irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

  2. 10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and Constipation

    Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) with constipation is a complex condition. Here are 10 key questions to ask your doctor.

  3. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Symptoms

    Could your digestive troubles be irritable bowel syndrome? Look over these IBS symptoms.

  4. Antidiarrheals for Irritable Bowel Syndrome - Topic Overview

    Antidiarrheal medicines,such as diphenoxylate (such as Lomotil) and loperamide (such as Imodium),slow intestinal movements. This allows stool to stay in the intestine longer,allowing more water to be absorbed,which makes the stool formed rather than watery when it is passed. Antidiarrheals can help with diarrhea in IBS. 1 Diphenoxylate may cause dry skin,itching,dizziness,drowsiness,...

  5. Alosetron for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    Drug details for Alosetron for irritable bowel syndrome.

  6. Anticholinergics (Antispasmodics) for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    Drug details for Anticholinergics (antispasmodics) for irritable bowel syndrome.

  7. Medical History and Physical Exam for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    Medical and dietary historyTo determine whether your symptoms meet the criteria for diagnosing irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), your doctor may ask you questions about:Recent stressful events in your life. Stress may be a strong indication that your symptoms may be caused by irritable bowel syndrome.Bowel function, including how many bowel movements you have per day or per week, whether you have ..

  8. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Guide - Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Controlling Symptoms With Diet

    Key PointsMany people with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) find that eating prompts symptoms of abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea (or, sometimes, alternating periods of constipation and diarrhea), and bloating. Making adjustments to your diet can provide relief.Limit or eliminate foods that may make diarrhea worse, including caffeine, alcohol, fatty foods, gas - producing foods (such as beans,

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